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March 28, 2019

by InRO Staff Festival Coverage Film

New Directors/New Films 2019 – Dispatch 1

March 28, 2019

The 48th edition of New Directors/New Films runs March 27th – April 7th. For our first of two dispatches, we tackle the second feature from Canadian filmmaker Philippe Lesage (Genesis); a “deceptively minimalist” debut from a Mexican actress-turned-filmmaker (The Chambermaid); a Turkish love story spun on its head (Belonging); and others. Look for our second dispatch next week. Update (April 6, 2019): For the fourth consecutive year, Festival Scope and New Directors/New Films have teamed up to bring audiences a selection of films playing…

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Ellipsis | David Wenham

Modestly assembled and expertly executed, David Wenham’s delightful debut feature Ellipsis conjures those occasions when human connection comes calling, often in spite of some general apathy. Employing a style of narrative popularized by Richard Linklater’s Before trilogy, the actor-turned-director’s serendipitous romance is the story of…

March 28, 2019
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